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IF YOU GROW IT, THEY WILL COME: Farmers’ Perspective on Community Supported Agriculture Programs

  By Mike Watkins Matt Stukenholtz and Matt Edstrand, owners of Camp Creek Acres Produce and providers of a local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, have a simple message for prospective customers: They want to be your food supplier. “We don’t want to simply provide you with produce. We want to give you the opportunity … Read moreIF YOU GROW IT, THEY WILL COME: Farmers’ Perspective on Community Supported Agriculture Programs

2013 COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE DIRECTORY

Joining a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program enables you to form a relationship with the farmer who grows your food. It also allows you direct access to fresh, local produce without having to do the planting, watering, weeding or harvesting. It’s a great way to support our local economy, to try new fruits and vegetables … Read more2013 COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE DIRECTORY

New Foodies on the Block: Farm-to-City Street-Style Food Sizzles at Block 16

Story and photos by Theresa Farrage Even though Block 16 serves up its fair share of intriguing, rotating concoctions ranging from vegan meatloaf to chickenheart tacos and even a whole pig’s head, one ingredient that is always present and seems to satisfy every patron is passion. Block 16’s legion of hip fans not only appreciate … Read moreNew Foodies on the Block: Farm-to-City Street-Style Food Sizzles at Block 16

Good Food Bride’s Mission: To Serve All Local & Organic

Story by Summer Miller – Photos by Allison Bickel Caitlin Argotsinger knew she wanted good food at her wedding—ethically good food—and Ellen Walsh- Rosmann was just the woman to make that happen. Through Farmtable Procurement, Ellen has relationships with local and regional growers, knowledge of the regional growing season and event-planning experience. She works with … Read moreGood Food Bride’s Mission: To Serve All Local & Organic

Straight from the Farmer’s Mouth: Farmscape Brings Compelling New Voices to our Agricultural Discourse

By Matt Low   What would the conversation sound like if an organic farmer, a large-scale mono-crop farmer, a hog confinement operator, a slaughterhouse worker, a local winery owner and a failed family farmer were put in the same room and asked about the state of modern-day American agriculture? That is the hypothetical question posed … Read moreStraight from the Farmer’s Mouth: Farmscape Brings Compelling New Voices to our Agricultural Discourse

Life-Changing Foods: Members’ Perspectives on Community-Supported Agriculture

   By Mike Watkins – Photography by Alison Bickel     Off and on for the past 15 years, Krista Dittman and her husband, Doug, have bought seasonal vegetables from a farmer who offers a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program rather than at a local supermarket. Once a week, they pick up their share of … Read moreLife-Changing Foods: Members’ Perspectives on Community-Supported Agriculture

In Season

Winter is the perfect time to use your stored root vegetables and preserved bounty from the summer months. And breads offer an excellent way to incorporate locally grown grains into your diet. LOCAL GREENHOUSE PRODUCE Cucumbers Microgreens Tomatoes Various Herbs MEAT & DAIRY Beef Bison Cheese: Artisan and Farmstead Chicken Eggs Lamb Milk Pork OTHER Breads and … Read moreIn Season

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